Md. district launches initiative to improve struggling schools

04/24/2013 | Washington Post, The

A Maryland school district is planning to designate certain low-performing schools as "Innovation Schools," which would receive additional resources and help from the district's chief schools improvement officer. To begin, 10 schools will be selected based on leadership, community perceptions and academic performance, high-school graduation rates and other factors. "This is about frequent shoulder-to-shoulder support with the principal and with the school leadership team," said Deputy Superintendent Beth Schiavino-Narvaez.

View Full Article in:

Washington Post, The

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Education

Job Title Company Location
School District of Philadelphia - Director, Observation and Feedback Coaches Program
School District of Philadelphia
Philadelphia, PA
Research Scientist
NWEA
Portland, OR
Instructional Designer, ESL
Imagine Learning, Inc.
Provo, UT
Account Executive, National Accounts
NWEA
Nationwide, SL_Nationwide
Instructional Specialist
Community Training and Assistance Center
Richmond, VA